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John Sweeney (Bark), collision, 11 Nov 1855


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SWEENEY, JOHN Barque and Brig OCEAN (C), collide off Grand River C. W., Lake Erie. Property loss, both vessels $4,000
      Buffalo Morning Express
      Jan. 11, 1856 (Casualty List)



The Canadian brig OCEAN, from Nanticoke, C. W., and the bark J. SWEENY, hence for Chicago, collided on the 11th, off Grand River, light, damaging the latter to the extent of about $400. The brig lost her main rigging, split fore and main sails, and stove her bulwards and carried away her stanchions about 20 feet forward.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, November 16, 1855


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $400
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1855
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Local identifier:
McN.W.1221
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.855277 Longitude: -79.577777
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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John Sweeney (Bark), collision, 11 Nov 1855